My month kicked off with my annual visit to International Jewellery London at Olympia. www.jewellerylondon.com
It's here that millions of pounds of gem stones are sold to dealers and fine jewellers. Plus jewellers display their latest designs to entice retailers to part with vast sums of money. The first person I saw was Lilian Lousky, Creative Director of Tresor Paris. www.tresorparis.co.uk
Rusty Egan celebrating with the boys from Spandau Ballet as they receive their PRS for Music Heritage award at the legendary Blitz Club in London's Soho.
Spandau Ballet unveiled a plaque in front of special guests at the site of their first gig in 1979, The Blitz Club! Gary Kemp said at the presentation: "We are honoured to have received this award from PRS for Music. The Blitz was an incredible melting pot of music, fashion and creativity.
"It's not just Spandau Ballet that owe our career to that place at that moment in time. Musical icons such as Chris Blackwell and David Bowie all came to The Blitz to check out what was going on, the place was that important."
PRS chair, Guy Fletcher said: "It is an honour to present Spandau Ballet with the PRS for Music Heritage Award today, at what was truly their birthplace. The Blitz Club was the beating heart of the New Romantics movement that propelled some of British music's most successful artists to stardom.
"Spandau Ballet are currently riding a fresh wave with the release of their new album and film, and it's very fitting that we should bring it all back to where it began today - what a story."
The PRS for Music Heritage Award was established in 2009, recognising important live music venues where artists launched their careers.
Sir Elton John, Blur, Soul II Soul, Faithless and Queen are previous recipients.
Visage are back with a brand new album titled "Hearts And Knives". The album is due for release in May 2013 and here is the tracklisting....
01 Never Enough
02 Shameless Fashion
03 She's Electric (Coming Around)
04 Hidden Sign
05 On We Go
06 Dreamer I Know
07 Lost In Static
08 I Am Watching
09 Diaries Of A Madman
10 Breathe Life
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